Glossary Of Herbs & Spices

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*The following information is not intended as medical advice. Some ingredients found in tea can interact with medications or other health conditions. Please consult your physician when it comes to your health and wellness.

Chamomile Blossoms- Known as the ‘All-Around-Comforter’, chamomile can help relax sore muscles, strains and menstrual cramps. It reduces inflammation. Acts as an antiseptic and antibacterial for the skin (throw it in your bathtub!) Helps relieve nausea and most of all helps promote a good night’s sleep. Found In:  Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’, Road To Recovery, Peach Ice Cream

Cinnamon- A spice that will warm you all over, aid digestion, soothe arthritis and is known as an antiseptic to help fight bacteria & viruses. Found In: Cinnamon Punch,  Golden Apple Spice, Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’, Fruity Chai Spice

Cloves- A wonderful nutrient dense spice that creates exceptional flavour especially to spice blends. It has been said to act as a natural anti-inflammatory which in-turn can be beneficial for joint pain. Found In: Fruity Chai Spice, Almond Amaretto Biscotti

Cornflower Petals- Can be recommended to help treat diarrhea. Also may act as an anti-inflammatory. Found In: Cream Earl Grey, Blueberry Rooibos,

Ginger Root- A warming ingredient known to ease the chills and cold hands & feet. Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory and has a great reputation to help ease arthritis pain. Known to help with weight control & digestion, ease motion sickness & nausea, and is over-all a great heart healthy ingredient. Found In: Ginger Fresh Organic,

Hibiscus- Mostly known for its ability to help lower high blood pressure it has also shown to help lower high cholesterol. Hibiscus is naturally high in vitamin C, is full of antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory/anti-bacterial properties. Found In: Strawberry Kiwi, Fruity Chai Spice, Peach Ice Cream

Lavender Blossoms- Is a tonic for the nerves and is known to help relieve tension headaches, in some people it may even help prevent migraines! Helps calm the mind and may help lessen anxiety and depression. Can be used in the bathtub, gargle to sooth laryngitis or a sore throat, create a spray for your skin, throw it in a sachet under your pillow to help you sleep, and the list goes on! Found In: Provence

Lemon Balm- Can promote overall calmness and happiness as it is commonly used as an antidepressant. Also known to soothe the digestive tract. Found In: Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’

Lemon Verbena- A natural sedative that helps settle the stomach, reduce fever and may help calm spasms. Found In: Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’

Lemongrass- Contains vitamin C and helps to harmonize blends and provide a zesty flavour. Found In: Creamy Lemon,  Ginger Fresh Organic, Road To Recovery

Licorice Root- Helps to reduce inflammation, allergies, asthma & hay fever. Acts as a detoxifier and is a powerful ingredient to help fight indigestion and can reduce acid secretions in the stomach. It does NOT taste like black licorice! On the contrary, it provides a pleasant, natural sweetness to tea blends. Found In: Ginger Fresh Organic, Road To Recovery

Marigold (Calendula Petals)- A heart healthy ingredient, can reduce swollen lymph glands, soothe inflammation and can even help ease menstrual difficulties or help regulate menstrual cycles. Found In: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Almond Amaretto Biscotti

Oat Straw- Can help to strengthen immunity and stabilize thyroid function. High in antioxidants and great for the skin. Found In: Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’

Passion Flower- Known as the ‘herb of tranquility’ and is a mild sedative and relaxant. When paired with Chamomile be prepared to have a good night sleep. Found In: Serenity ‘Good Night Tea’

Peppermint- Has been shown to help individuals suffering from IBS, is fantastic for the respiratory system and may help clear the sinuses. Peppermint tea can help prevent nausea and seasickness, is naturally energizing, is great for the digestive system and acts as a powerful antiseptic. Found In:  Minty Green Sencha Organic, Ginger Fresh Organic, Peppermint Organic

Rose Hip, Rose Petals, Rose Buds- All boast similar health benefits. Fantastic for the skin and contains anti-aging properties, great for healthy muscles & bones, acts as an anti-depressant and much more! Found In: Golden Apple Spice, Provence, Strawberry Kiwi, Fruity Chai Spice, Peach Ice Cream,

Safflower Blossoms- Known to help with ailments of the respiratory & digestive systems. Can also help to calm nerves, soothe a cough and lower cholesterol levels. Found In: Golden Apple Spice

 

(Sources: 20,000 Secrets Of Tea, Wikipedia)